The JMCAACC's West Tennessee Business Showcase and Economic Development Workshop will be held Saturday, July 22, 8am-3pm at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Jackson, Tenn.  Ms. Channel is the keynote speaker for the 8am breakfast.   In addition, there will be workshops and panel discussions on key issues and operational guidelines to take your business to the next level.  

Event chair Charles Adams said, "The conference is designed for all level of businesses from those who are just starting out to those who have been at it for quite sometime. This will be a day of learning, growing and networking.  We are excited that Ms. Channel will be present  to bring her broad range of knowledge in helping small businesses grow to the next level."

Topics being discussed at  the West Tennessee Business Showcase and Economic Development Conference on July 15th will include Access to Capital, Branding Your Business, Hiring and Retention,Managing Quality, Insurance and Bonding, and Franchises as well as Starting and Running a Small Business or NonProft, and Grantwriting.  Conference registration is $65.  Early Bird registration is $45 now through June 15.   Click here for online registration.

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SBA's LaTanya Channel to Keynote Small Business Conference in Jackson

June 1 And  July 6

The Follow Me Into Business Advisory Committee will presented to workshops for parents.  These Parent Talk Seminars will be host on Thursdays, 6/1 and 7/6, 6pm at 504 N. Highland (38301).

MAY 28

The Jackson Madison Co. Branch NAACP will host its 54th Freedom Fund Banquet on Sun., May 28, 5pm at the Carl Perkins Civic Center. For tickets, call 731-616-6682.

The Jackson Madison County African American Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Latanya Channel, Tennessee District Director  for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), will be the keynote speaker for our upcoming business conference.  ​ A native of Washington DC, she came to Tennessee in 2014 as Deputy District Director, bringing extensive National SBA management experience in government contracting, certifications for 8(a) business development, HUBZones and Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB).  She joined SBA in 2005.


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